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Singapore Parliament rejects proposal hitting out at FTA with India

Singapore's Parliament has rejected a proposal from the Opposition hitting out at a free trade pact with India for allegedly paving the way...

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RBI, MAS announce plan to link e-payment systems across India, Singapore

Singapore News: The Reserve Bank of India and the Monetary Authority of Singapore announced a project to link their respective fast payment...

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Netatech's rice experiment a step to meet food security challenges in Singapore

In an initiative to contribute to the food security of the country, Singapore's Netatech firm has started experimenting with growing rice in...

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Singapore welcomes birth of first-ever giant panda cub in seventh mating season

Singapore’s resident giant pandas Kai Kai and Jia Jia gave birth to a cub on August 14, the country's first panda birth, Wildlife Reserves...

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Beijing continues to coerce and intimidate in South China Sea claims: US Vice-President Kamala Harris

Amidst her weeklong visit to Southeast Asia, US Vice President Kamala Harris today accused Beijing of coercion and intimidation to back...

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Singaporean Tamil VJ and 90s star Anandha Kannan passes away

Popular Singaporean Tamil video jockey and actor Anandha Kannan passed away last night, according to reports. The 48-year-old was reportedly...

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Singapore non-profit body Big at Heart launches project to thank COVID frontliners

A Singapore-based non-profit organisation has stepped in with a novel initiative to honour COVID frontline workers with 'gratitude cards'.

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Singapore unveils world's largest floating solar energy farm

Singapore unveiled one of the world's largest floating solar panel farm on Tengeh Reservoir. The farm can produce enough electricity to...

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Eight F&B outlets ordered to close, 56 people penalised for flouting COVID norms in Singapore

Eight food and beverage (F&B) outlets were ordered to close, while 13 other outlets and 56 people were fined for violating COVID-19 norms,...

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Singapore ministers defend hiring foreign workers' policy in Parliament

In a series of parliamentary discussions, top Singapore ministers defended the government’s free trade agreements and openness to hiring...

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Singapore logs 452 suicide cases in 2020, highest since 2012

Singapore has reported at least 452 suicide cases last year, the highest figure since 2012, non-profit suicide prevention centre Samaritans...

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Singapore PM Lee wears turban, welcomes Sikh community with 'Sat Sri Akal'

Highlighting the multi-cultural nature of the city-state, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong wore an immaculate white turban at the...

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Singapore to further ease COVID curbs from July 12

Singapore Ministry of Health has decided to further lift the COVID-induced restrictions from July 12. Five people can participate in social...

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Singapore President calls for ground-up drives to aid vulnerable groups

Singapore President Halimah Yacob yesterday reiterated that ground-up initiatives play a key role in empowering and supporting vulnerable...

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Singapore's GDP to grow 4℅ to 6℅ this year despite uncertain global outlook: Finance Minister Lawrence Wong

Singapore Finance Minister Lawrence Wong said that with uncertainty looming large over global economy outlook, continue to expect gross...

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Singapore PM to deliver National Day Rally speech on August 22

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will deliver the National Day Rally 2021 (NDR) speech on August 22 at Mediacorp, the PM's Office...

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Singapore Parliament to discuss ministerial statements on FTAs, attacks on Indians next week

Two ministerial statements are set to be delivered in Parliament next week to explain ''how vital'' Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) are to...

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Singapore police on their toes as more cyclists caught flouting rules this year

Land Transport Authority (LTA) said Singapore police continued their crackdown on cyclists riding illegally on the expressways, as this year...

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Indian High Commission's week-long yoga event in Singapore concludes on International Yoga Day 2021

Singapore News - Indian High Commission in Singapore yesterday observed the 7th International Day of Yoga, concluding nearly 190 online yoga...

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Singapore police to get tech boost; cameras, drones, training bots for crime busting

Singapore police will strengthen their crime-fighting ability with cameras, drones and training bots. The adoption of latest intelligence...

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Singapore polytechnic to fire lecturer for his racist remarks against Indian-Chinese descent couple

Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP) in Singapore said it is planning to fire the senior lecturer who was recorded making racist remarks against an...

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Singapore drops in global cost of living rankings for expats: ECA International report

Singapore has dropped by one place to be in the 13th position in the global cost of living rankings, but remains in the top 10 most...

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Living in Singapore is a delight: popular Indian-origin crime fiction writer Damyanti Biswas

Singapore-based author Damyanti Biswas's thriller You Beneath Your Skin, set in New Delhi is now being made into a multi-part drama series.

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Former student calls out Singapore professor for Islamophobia; teacher may face disciplinary action

Nurul Fatimah Iskandar, 22, said in an Instagram post that Tan began an offensive discussion about Islam in the classroom, when she was his...

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Cup of kindness: British High Commission, Singapore Restaurant Rescue combine for a cause

The British High Commission and Singapore Restaurant Rescue are working in tandem to encourage people to get creative with their afternoon...

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